Candler is an unincorporated community in Marion County, Florida, United States. It is located on County Road 464 between Silver Springs Shores andLake Weir. The community is part of the Ocala Metropolitan Statistical Area. Candler's Zip Code is 32111.
Candler is a Post-Civil War Era town.
The plat of Candler dates back to 1883/4, and the town is named for John W. Candler, then president of the Florida Southern Railway.